Reducing reliance on fossil fuels is a crucial step toward achieving a sustainable energy transition. This article emphasizes that fossil fuels are a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, and emphasizes the urgent need to transition to cleaner and renewable energy sources. It discusses various strategies and initiatives aimed at reducing fossil fuel consumption, such as increasing energy efficiency, promoting renewable energy technologies, and implementing supportive policies and regulations. It also stresses that by prioritizing the reduction of fossil fuel use, we can pave the way for a more sustainable and environmentally friendly energy system.
A report by Bloustein Assistant Professor Mark Paul and co-author Linda Moe, “An Economist’s Case for Restrictive Supply Side Policy” is referenced where they point out that without careful planning, workers, communities and the environment will all suffer.